PONTIAC GRAND PRIX 2004: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : PONTIAC Model : GRAND PRIX Year : 2004
Build Dates : 2003-01-06 - 2004-06-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V201000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-04-24 Date Received by ODI: 2015-04-06 Date Added to Database: 2015-04-06
Manufacturers Involved: General Motors LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 14574
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 330742
Summary:
      General Motors LLC "GM" notified the agency on April 2, 2015, that they are is recalling certain model year 2004 Buick Regal vehicles manufactured April 9, 2003, to June 1, 2003, 2004 Chevrolet Impala vehicles manufactured April 8, 2003, to June 23, 2003, and 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo vehicles manufactured April 7, 2003, to June 23, 2003. On May 18, 2015, GM expanded the recall to cover an additional 49,751 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix vehicles manufactured January 6, 2003, to June 25, 2004. In the affected vehicles, the valve cover gasket may leak.
Consequence:
      The leaking engine oil can drip onto the hot surface of the exhaust manifold, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      GM will notify owners, and dealers will remove the plastic cover and plastic oil fill tube extension and replace the front valve cover and gasket. These repairs will be done free of charge. The recall began on April 24, 2015. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is 14574.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.